Re: [R] How to answer the question about transitive correlation?

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2011 12:34:58 +0200

On 22.04.2011 05:42, zhu yao wrote:
> Hi, everyone. I know it may be a basic statistical question. But I can't
> find a good answer.
>
> I have a question raised by one of the reviewers.
> Factor A expression was strongly correlated with B expression (chi-square)
> in this series. Prior reports by the same authors showed that B expression
> strongly correlated with survival (Log-rank). Please provide an explanation
> why then were the results not transitive.

I do not understand anything here:

Uwe Ligges

> Thanks a lot.
>
> *Yao Zhu*
> *Department of Urology
> Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center
> Shanghai, China*
>
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